Eastern Europe

Riga

As the largest city of the Baltics (650,000 inhabitants) and the capital of Latvia, Riga has a picturesque old town designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In summer, locals enjoy a dip in the Baltic Sea, which is a short train ride from the city center. Riga is known to have the largest collection of Art Nouveau buildings in the world.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
58
Earning level
60
Purchasing power
64
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Facts about Riga

Price Level Index
Riga
57.7
New York
100.0
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5
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77
Earnings Level Index
Riga
18.5
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100.0
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1
7
60
77
Working Time
Riga
0/ 52.5m
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0/ 15.2m
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12
61
77
Purchasing Power Index
Riga
32.1
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100.0
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10
64
77
Did you know…
In this Baltic capital you will find roosters atop church towers instead of crosses.